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Movies that Matter:A Human Rights Film Series

Fort Worth Movies That Matter is a bi-monthly films series that celebrates diversity and inclusion. Each event features a film screening, followed by a moderated discussion with local subject matter experts. Screenings are held in February, March, April, June, August October and December. Additional screening events with community partners are also held throughout the year by special arrangement.

Admission is free. Reservations can be made at www.FortWorthMoviesThatMatter.eventbrite.com. Reservations will be released 15 minutes before the published start time of the program and seating becomes first come, first-served.

The Mask You Live In

NR-Language, 2015, 97 min.

This probing documentary shines a light on what it means to be male in American society, where the definition of masculinity can be extremely narrow. Director Jennifer Siebel Newsom suggests that by expecting our males to behave in very specific ways, we are not only harming our boys and men but also society at large.

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Movies That Matter is a program of the Fort Worth Human Relations Commission (HRC). The HRC provides services related to basic human and civil rights, including enforcement of the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance and federal housing, employment and public accommodation laws.

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Last updated: April 16, 2018